War, Peace and the Ongoing National Debate

Ben Fritz over at Spinsanity wrote an excellent piece last week about the frustrating nature of the ongoing national debate over weapons of mass destruction and the war in Iraq. He points out how each side in this feud is essentially sidestepping the important questions raised by the other:

Did the president lie? Was the war unjustified? These two questions are both in play right now, but many conservatives are ignoring the first question and many liberals are ignoring the second, leaving the public with a confusing set of mismatched arguments to decipher.